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University Of North Carolina At Chapel Hill
Coordinates : 35°54′30″N 79°3′0″W / 35.90833°N 79.05000°W / 35.90833; -79.05000 University of North Carolina FORMER NAMES North Carolina University (1789–1963) MOTTO Lux libertas ( Latin
Latin
) MOTTO IN ENGLISH Light and liberty TYPE Public Flagship
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Liberal Arts
The LIBERAL ARTS ( Latin
Latin
: artes liberales) are those subjects or skills that in classical antiquity were considered essential for a free person ( Latin
Latin
: liberalis, "worthy of a free person") to know in order to take an active part in civic life, something that (for Ancient Greece
Ancient Greece
) included participating in public debate, defending oneself in court, serving on juries, and most importantly, military service. Grammar , logic , and rhetoric were the core liberal arts, while arithmetic , geometry , the theory of music , and astronomy also played a (somewhat lesser) part in education. LIBERAL ARTS EDUCATION can refer to academic subjects such as literature , philosophy , mathematics , and social and physical sciences , or it can also refer to overall studies in a liberal arts degree program
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Cancer
CANCER is a group of diseases involving abnormal cell growth with the potential to invade or spread to other parts of the body. Not all tumors are cancerous; benign tumors do not spread to other parts of the body. Possible signs and symptoms include a lump, abnormal bleeding, prolonged cough, unexplained weight loss and a change in bowel movements . While these symptoms may indicate cancer, they may have other causes. Over 100 types of cancers affect humans. Tobacco
Tobacco
use is the cause of about 22% of cancer deaths. Another 10% is due to obesity , poor diet , lack of physical activity , and excessive drinking of alcohol . Other factors include certain infections , exposure to ionizing radiation and environmental pollutants. In the developing world nearly 20% of cancers are due to infections such as hepatitis B , hepatitis C and human papillomavirus infection . These factors act, at least partly, by changing the genes of a cell
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Alumnus
An ALUMNUS (/əˈlʌmnəs/ ; masculine, plural ALUMNI /əˈlʌmnaɪ/ ), an ALUMNA (/əˈlʌmnə/ ; feminine, plural ALUMNAE /əˈlʌmniː/ ), or an ALUMNUM (/əˈlʌmnəm/ ; neuter, plural ALUMNA /əˈlʌmnə/ ) is a former student, and commonly a graduate, of a school, college, or university. An alumnus can also be a former member, employee, contributor, or inmate, as well as a former student. CONTENTS * 1 Etymology * 2 Usage * 3 References * 3.1 Notes * 3.2 Bibliography * 4 External links ETYMOLOGYThe Latin noun alumnus means "foster son, pupil" and is derived from the verb alere "to nourish". The word alumnus appears in Roman law
Roman law
to describe a child placed in fosterage
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Geographic Coordinate System
A GEOGRAPHIC COORDINATE SYSTEM is a coordinate system used in geography that enables every location on Earth to be specified by a set of numbers, letters or symbols. The coordinates are often chosen such that one of the numbers represents a vertical position , and two or three of the numbers represent a horizontal position . A common choice of coordinates is latitude , longitude and elevation . To specify a location on a two-dimensional map requires a map projection
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Football Bowl Subdivision
The NCAA DIVISION I FOOTBALL BOWL SUBDIVISION (FBS), formerly known as DIVISION I-A, is the top level of college football in the United States. The FBS is the most competitive subdivision of NCAA Division I , which itself consists of the largest and most competitive schools in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). As of the next college football season in 2017, there are 10 conferences and 130 schools in FBS. Despite the popularity of the professional National Football League , college football is very popular throughout much of the United States, and the top schools generate tens of millions of dollars in yearly revenue. Top FBS teams draw tens of thousands of fans to games, and the ten largest American stadiums by capacity all host FBS teams. College athletes are not paid, but colleges are allowed to provide players with non-monetary compensation such as athletic scholarships that provide for tuition, housing, and books
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Athletic Nickname
The ATHLETIC NICKNAME, or equivalently ATHLETIC MONIKER, of a university or college within the United States
United States
is the name officially adopted by that institution for at least the members of its athletic teams . Typically as a matter of engendering school spirit , the institution either officially or unofficially uses this moniker of the institution's athletic teams also as a nickname to refer to people associated with the institution, especially its current students , but also often its alumni , its faculty , and its administration as well. This practice at the university and college tertiary higher-education level has proven so popular that it extended to the high school secondary-education level in the USA and in recent years even to the primary-education level as well
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NCAA Division I
DIVISION I (D-I) is the highest level of intercollegiate athletics sanctioned by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) in the United States
United States
. D-I schools include the major collegiate athletic powers, with larger budgets, more elaborate facilities and more athletic scholarships than Divisions II and III as well as many smaller schools committed to the highest level of intercollegiate competition. This level was once called the University Division of the NCAA, in contrast to the lower level College Division; these terms were replaced with numeric divisions in 1973. The University Division was renamed Division I, while the College Division was split in two; the College Division members that offered scholarships or wanted to compete against those who did became Division II , while those who did not want to offer scholarships became Division III
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Campus Radio
CAMPUS RADIO (also known as COLLEGE RADIO, UNIVERSITY RADIO or STUDENT RADIO) is a type of radio station that is run by the students of a college, university or other educational institution. Programming may be exclusively by students, or may include programmers from the wider community in which the radio station is based. Sometimes campus radio stations are operated for the purpose of training professional radio personnel, sometimes with the aim of broadcasting educational programming, while other radio stations exist to provide an alternative to commercial broadcasting or government broadcasters. Campus radio stations are generally licensed and regulated by national governments, and have very different characteristics from one country to the next
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Charter
A CHARTER is the grant of authority or rights , stating that the granter formally recognizes the prerogative of the recipient to exercise the rights specified. It is implicit that the granter retains superiority (or sovereignty ), and that the recipient admits a limited (or inferior) status within the relationship, and it is within that sense that charters were historically granted, and that sense is retained in modern usage of the term. The word entered the English language
English language
from the Old French
Old French
charte (ultimately from the Greek Latin
Latin
"χάρτης" word for "paper"). It has come to be synonymous with the document that lays out the granting of rights or privileges
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Jefferson Davis
JEFFERSON FINIS DAVIS (June 3, 1808 – December 6, 1889) was an American politician who served as the President of the Confederate States from 1861 to 1865. He was a member of the Democratic Party who represented Mississippi
Mississippi
in the United States Senate and the United States House of Representatives prior to becoming president of the Confederacy. He was the 23rd United States Secretary of War , serving under U.S. President Franklin Pierce
Franklin Pierce
from 1853 to 1857. Davis was born in Fairview, Kentucky , to a moderately prosperous farmer, and grew up on his older brother Joseph 's large cotton plantations in Mississippi
Mississippi
and Louisiana
Louisiana
. Joseph Davis also secured his appointment to the United States Military Academy
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Confederate States Of America
The CONFEDERATE STATES OF AMERICA (CSA or C.S.), commonly referred to as the CONFEDERACY, was a self-proclaimed nation of 11 secessionist slave-holding states of the United States, existing from 1861 to 1865. The Confederacy was originally formed by seven states – South Carolina , Mississippi
Mississippi
, Florida
Florida
, Alabama
Alabama
, Georgia , Louisiana
Louisiana
, and Texas
Texas
– in the Lower South region of the United States
United States
whose regional economy was mostly dependent upon agriculture, particularly cotton , and a plantation system that relied upon the labor of African-American
African-American
slaves . Each state declared its secession from the United States
United States
following the November 1860 election of Republican candidate Abraham Lincoln
Abraham Lincoln
to the U.S
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Reconstruction Era Of The United States
The term RECONSTRUCTION ERA, in the context of the history of the United States
United States
, has two senses: the first covers the complete history of the entire country from 1865 to 1877 following the American Civil War (1861 to 1865); the second sense focuses on the attempted transformation of the Southern United States
United States
from 1863 to 1877, as directed by Congress, with the reconstruction of state and society. With the three Reconstruction Amendments , the era saw the first amendments to the US Constitution in decades. Three visions of Civil War memory appeared during Reconstruction: the reconciliationist vision, which was rooted in coping with the death and devastation the war had brought; the white supremacist vision, which included terror and violence; and the emancipationist vision, which sought full freedom, citizenship and Constitutional equality for African Americans
African Americans

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President Of The Confederate States Of America
The PRESIDENT OF THE CONFEDERATE STATES OF AMERICA was the elected head of state and government of the Confederate States . The president also headed the executive branch of government and was commander-in-chief of the Army and Navy , and of the militia of the several states when called into Confederate service. Article II of the Confederate States Constitution
Confederate States Constitution
vested the executive power of the Confederacy in the president. The power included the execution of law, alongside the responsibility of appointing executive, diplomatic, regulatory and judicial officers, and concluding treaties with foreign powers with the advice and consent of the senate. He was further empowered to grant reprieves and pardons , and convene and adjourn either or both houses of congress under extraordinary circumstances
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Governor Of North Carolina
The GOVERNOR OF NORTH CAROLINA is the head of the executive branch of North Carolina\'s state government and serves as commander-in-chief of the state's military forces . The current governor is Roy Cooper who took office on January 1, 2017, with a ceremonial inauguration held on January 7, 2017. CONTENTS * 1 Powers * 2 History * 3 List of Governors, 1776–present * 4 See also * 5 References * 6 External links POWERSAmong other responsibilities, the governor heads the Council of State . The Governor of North Carolina
North Carolina
was the last state chief executive to receive veto power; the Governor did not have this power until 1996. The Governor of North Carolina
North Carolina
has extensive powers of appointment of executive branch officials, some judges, and members of boards and commissions
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